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Business Growth Consultant / Spanish Language Specialist – Bell County (Waco) - KWTX

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants...
Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.(KWTX)
Published: May. 3, 2021 at 2:16 PM CDT
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About Gray:

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 87 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better. We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

About KWTX-TV:

KWTX-TV News 10 is the dominant television station for the Waco-Temple-Killeen market in the Heart of Texas. The CBS, CW, Telemundo, and MeTV affiliate, KWTX is the leader in every local newscast. A state-of-the-art facility give team members the ability to showcase their award-winning content. A storm-chasing vehicle called the Weather Edge gives our crews a mobile weather lab to track severe weather.

The station’s most valuable resource is its people. KWTX is home to a dedicated group of team members, many of whom have called the station home for many years. Community service is engrained in the culture of KWTX. We take pride in being able to say that no other station does it better. In 2016, the station was honored with the NAB’s Service to America Award, recognizing the nation’s top local TV station for community service. The Texas Association of Broadcasters also honored KWTX with its highest award for public service, The Bonner McLain Award.

Fixer Upper’s Magnolia Silos have turned downtown Waco into a destination for travelers from around the country. The city is home to Baylor University, with one of the top athletic programs in the nation and beautiful McLane Stadium along the Brazos River. Space-X has a rocket testing facility, with some of the world’s most impressive technology in nearby McGregor. The market is also home to one of the largest U.S. Military installations in the world, Fort Hood. This region is ideally located in Central Texas, within a short drive of both the Dallas and Austin metro areas. KWTX has a stellar reputation as one of the premiere broadcasters in Texas and is looking for driven, dedicated people pursuing a career in broadcast-related fields, helping produce award-winning, compelling content while working in the community to help make life better for those we are entrusted to serve.

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About KWTX:

KWTX-TV News 10 is the dominant television station for the Waco-Temple-Killeen market in the Heart of Texas. The CBS, CW, Telemundo, and MeTV affiliate, KWTX is the leader in every local newscast. A state-of-the-art facility gives team members the ability to showcase their award-winning content. A storm-chasing vehicle called the Weather Edge gives our crews a mobile weather lab to track severe weather.

The station’s most valuable resource is its people. KWTX is home to a dedicated group of team members, many of whom have called the station home for many years. Community service is engrained in the culture of KWTX. We take pride in being able to say that no other station does it better. In 2016, the station was honored with the NAB’s Service to America Award, recognizing the nation’s top local TV station for community service. The Texas Association of Broadcasters also honored KWTX with its highest award for public service, The Bonner McLain Award.

Fixer Upper’s Magnolia Silos have turned downtown Waco into a destination for travelers from around the country. The city is home to Baylor University, with one of the top athletic programs in the nation and beautiful McLane Stadium along the Brazos River. Space-X has a rocket testing facility, with some of the world’s most impressive technology in nearby McGregor. The market is also home to one of the largest U.S. Military installations in the world, Fort Hood. This region is ideally located in Central Texas, within a short drive of both the Dallas and Austin metro areas. KWTX has a stellar reputation as one of the premier broadcasters in Texas and is looking for driven, dedicated people pursuing a career in broadcast-related fields, helping produce award-winning, compelling content while working in the community to help make life better for those we are entrusted to serve.

Job Summary/Description:

The primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

-- Ability to prioritize, multi-task, show consistent and sustained pace and urgency, and service your clients at the highest level-- Generate revenue for the station and meet monthly goals through effective outside sales techniques-- Develop new business through selling commercial advertising time, digital advertising, and other station products by reaching out to local businesses and other advertisers-- Create and present advertising strategies and ideas for local businesses incorporating TV, online and digital mediums-- Provide input on sales promotion ideas to sales management-- Retain current business and develop new business contacts-- Attain budgeted revenue goals through effective solicitations, promotions, and service-- Understand the business objectives and advertising strategies of clients and find ways to help them achieve their objectives through effective advertising

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • College degree preferred
  • Strong organizational, written, and presentation skills
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to build and maintain positive customer relationships
  • Competitive, persuasive, energetic, and self-motivated traits
  • Ability to overcome objections
  • Outside media sales experience preferred (sales experience/customer service at a minimum)
  • Familiarity with PPC, SEO, OTT, Targeted Digital Ads, Social Media Ads, E-Mail marketing preferred
  • Enjoys a fast-paced environment with a desire to win
  • Professional appearance a must
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, good driving record, and auto insurance
  • Ability to overcome objections
  • Outside media sales experience preferred (sales experience/customer service at a minimum)
  • Familiarity with PPC, SEO, OTT, Targeted Digital Ads, Social Media Ads, E-Mail marketing preferred
  • Enjoys a fast-paced environment with a desire to win
  • Professional appearance a must
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, good driving record, and auto insurance

If you feel you’re qualified, want to work with a great group of people, please apply online at:

https://recruiting.ultipro.com/GRA1017GRYT/JobBoard/ae441110-89bd-444d-8ad2-b76c7b9db7a9/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=87d2d902-5f6e-40c8-bf40-7e765ba2246f

Additional Info:

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Travel Required

Yes. Will have to travel to build up new business (locally)

Qualifications

Behaviors

Preferred

Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

Licenses & Certifications

Preferred

Drivers License

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